NEW YORK FOLKLORE BLOG

From the Field Capital Region

From the Field Capital Region

This From the Field Feature is courtesy of New York Folklore Community Field Worker  – Edgar Betelu. Since late 2021 he has been working with immigrant and refugee communities in the Capital Region. New York's Capital Region and upstate are home to an increasing...

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From the Field Mohawk Valley

From the Field Mohawk Valley

This From the Field Feature is courtesy of New York Folkore Staff Folklorist - Anne Rappaport Berliner. Since late 2021 she has been working with beekeepers in the Mohawk Valley. The Mohawk Valley has a rich history of beekeeping.  Moses Quinby, an important figure in...

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37th Annual Folk Arts RoundTable

37th Annual Folk Arts RoundTable

At our 37th annual New York Folklore Arts Roundtable, we did things “new” in an old-fashioned way!  A new and old hotel, a new and old format, and new and familiar faces!  We excitedly welcomed Roundtablers who   attended last year and colleagues like George Ward and...

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Artist Spotlight: Efthimios (Altin) Stoja

Efthimios (Altin) Stoja is an Albanian and Greek artist and iconographer. Ancient frescoes decorating the church walls in his father’s village in Albania first inspired his love of art. Altin trained in the Byzantine/ Macedonian style iconography under master artist...

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